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Do you maintain your wood burning stove?

It’s easy to take household appliances for granted, until that awful moment when they break down. Think of the hassle caused by such events. A wood burning stove is a good example. Having it professionally maintained can avoid a whole range of problems. These include a build-up of problem-causing creosote, cracks and leaks to the…
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Do you know the exterior chimney red flags?

You don’t need to climb on your roof to see if your chimney may need chimney repair. Look for the following exterior signs that signal you need to contact an expert. Chimney cap troubles Your chimney cap should be in good condition. If yours is cracked or missing, it’s time to call Chimney Sweeps of…
Animal removal from chimney

Dead animal in your gutter?

It does happen, and dead animal removal is just one of the ways that a professional inspection and cleaning of your gutters can help prevent water leaks damaging your property. Such an inspection can clear leaves and other debris and highlight damaged sections in need of repair or replacing. Other areas of concern that can…
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Is your chimney in need of repair?

A fireplace is a wonderfully functional and aesthetic enhancement to your home, so it’s important to take care of it, both inside and out. As such, if your chimney needs repair, it’s important to fix it right away. Cracks and missing bricks or stonework can quickly go from a small repair to a major undertaking.…
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3 Reasons to Update Your Existing Wood Fireplace

Wood fireplaces add plenty of charm to your home, and they’re also one of the oldest ways to provide warmth during the winter. If you have had your fireplace for many years, it may be time to get it updated. Here are three reasons to consider a new wood-burning fireplace. 1) You notice your home…
Squirrel removal and relocation in denver

Squirrels may be cute, but you definitely don’t want them in your home!

Are you having nightmares where you hear scratching and other noises coming from inside your walls? Well, the bad news is that you’re probably not dreaming! The good news is that the culprit is likely a squirrel or other critter rather than a monster. The team at Denver’s Chimney Sweeps of America can help you…
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A dirty chimney can be a health hazard

A fireplace can keep you nice and cozy in the winter, but did you know that a dirty chimney can be a health hazard? The build-up of soot can make its way into your home, causing allergies and respiratory issues. It’s important to keep your chimney clean year-round, even when it’s not in use. Make…
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Not sure when to clean your chimney? Get a pro to help you!

It’s that time of year again before the long winter months start their cold wrath and you have to quench the chills with that awesome brick heat source of yours. You stack some wood in the pit and strike a match to light it, but then you get a whiff of BBQ gone bad. Ugh!…
Raccoons removed humanely

Trapping Raccoons That Have Made A Home in Your Attic or Chimney

Trapping raccoons that have made a home in your attic or chimney can be a challenge that often requires a professional chimney sweep or animal removal specialist. However, if you want to trap the raccoon yourself, refer to the Nuisance Wildlife Laws in Colorado for guidance on lawful and safe animal removal. Traps: Paw hold,…
Masonry repairs for your chimney

What is the best time of year to have your chimney cleaned?

Chimney cleaning and repair is an important part of your home’s maintenance. According to the National Fire Protection Association, you should have your chimney cleaned and inspected at least once a year. In order to keep those winter fires burning safely and efficiently, creosote and other debris should be removed by a chimney sweep prior…
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